Why I read a book a day (and why you should too): the law of 33% | Tai Lopez | TEDxUBIWiltz

  • Published: 15 January 2015
  • This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences.
    In this talk, Tai Lopez reminds us that everyone wants the good life, but not everyone gets the good life because not everyone is willing to do what it takes.

Comments • 11 813

  • Robert White
    Robert White  Hace 30 minutos

    Typical hollow Yanqui braggadocio about worshipping your appointed money-gods. How does this have ten million views?

    • Laila Sameh
      Laila Sameh  Hace 15 horas


      • Sophia Milanos
        Sophia Milanos  Hace un día

        You are mentioning people that I want nothing to be alike and honestly I don’t think any of them are that great. Super corrupt in my eyes. The key to life is more then a billionaire pushing their own agenda.

        • musical gamer
          musical gamer  Hace 5 días

          Yo who is watching this and is from 7th period reading class at plant

          • Joby John
            Joby John  Hace 8 días

            Scammer ! God can't believe , Ted talk is too polluted!

            • Angel Chavarria
              Angel Chavarria  Hace 8 días

              Hahaha, you're wrong this guy changed my life I run multi-millionaire business here in California.

              • Jishnu Roy chowdhuri
                Jishnu Roy chowdhuri  Hace 8 días

                man he has a lotta knowledge

                • Patrick Korte
                  Patrick Korte  Hace 8 días

                  ok true, but what books are a good start?

                  • Abackar Adam
                    Abackar Adam  Hace 9 días

                    I love it. I'm going to change my life and read more books

                    • Tom Müller
                      Tom Müller  Hace 10 días


                      • 박세은
                        박세은  Hace 10 días


                        • Devin Gonzalez
                          Devin Gonzalez  Hace 11 días

                          i don't believe a word

                          • Al Bundy
                            Al Bundy  Hace 12 días

                            Master scam artist.

                            • Wade F
                              Wade F  Hace 13 días

                              I came here for... KNOWLEDGE!!!

                              • Sparky
                                Sparky  Hace 15 días

                                Literally every recommended video is a TEDx Talk.

                                • Lucky Ace's
                                  Lucky Ace's  Hace 15 días

                                  For the majority of people,books are part of their everyday life. A book is like a best friend who will never walk away from you. Booksare packed with knowledge, insights into a happy life, life lessons, love, fear, prayer and helpful advice. One can read about anything under the sun.

                                  • محمود صلاح الدين

                                    Thank you a lot..

                                    • Mclaren F1
                                      Mclaren F1  Hace 17 días


                                      • Abhishek Sah
                                        Abhishek Sah  Hace 19 días

                                        Superb speech.....love u...

                                        • Adediran Olufemi
                                          Adediran Olufemi  Hace 22 días

                                          Thanks Tai Lopez..... Worth the time! Stoic & Epicurean...!

                                          • Manoj yadav
                                            Manoj yadav  Hace 26 días

                                            speech full of ideas and knowledge. totally worthy.

                                            • Phúc Thiên Hà
                                              Phúc Thiên Hà  Hace 26 días

                                              Everybody wants a good life but not everybody gets a good life. You have to follow these rules. Amazing words!

                                              • David Grigsby
                                                David Grigsby  Hace 26 días

                                                I always get so much out of periodically reviewing this spectacular TEDx talk. Thanks, Obi-Wan. Luke out...

                                                • InChrist
                                                  InChrist  Hace 27 días

                                                  He uses deceptive marketing on ESclips. If what he was selling was good then there be no reason to sell. Oh! He also pays women to hang around with him.

                                                  • Theophil Sule
                                                    Theophil Sule  Hace 28 días

                                                    Very powerful message. Thank you Lopez

                                                    • Atomkrieg Reinigungs
                                                      Atomkrieg Reinigungs  Hace un mes

                                                      I read my banking accounts every day because it's a good indicator if I'll be able to retire and enjoy the good life. 💰💰💰

                                                      • Tai Lopez
                                                        Tai Lopez  Hace un mes

                                                        Mini version of 67steps ! If you've been through it , all the dots will connect....

                                                        • IceThawing
                                                          IceThawing  Hace un mes

                                                          He only is trying to sell himself , and continues looking for money which pushed him out of his mummy’s couches in the first place

                                                          • George Pierce
                                                            George Pierce  Hace un mes

                                                            A good example to help us understand, thank you, Marlena.

                                                            • tee royal
                                                              tee royal  Hace un mes

                                                              Brilliant talk

                                                              • Solenn
                                                                Solenn  Hace un mes

                                                                this guy is weird-flexing all the time

                                                                • MRVITIN101
                                                                  MRVITIN101  Hace un mes

                                                                  Persistence and stay Consistent..

                                                                  • adam mudianto
                                                                    adam mudianto  Hace un mes

                                                                    I don't care what other people says about this guy, i still love this fake talk, watch it, listen to it countless of time everyday, it's give some sort of power/motivation

                                                                    • Nemi Nier
                                                                      Nemi Nier  Hace un mes

                                                                      Here in my garage... 0.0

                                                                      • Doctor R
                                                                        Doctor R  Hace un mes

                                                                        Really I love this channel very much it's pretty good I wanna to thank for this motivation

                                                                        • Ashish Sharma
                                                                          Ashish Sharma  Hace un mes

                                                                          Don't perfect your life otherwise, you will be paralyzed... Make my words guys..

                                                                          • Amandeep Singh
                                                                            Amandeep Singh  Hace un mes

                                                                            If you will watch this video 5 or 6 times i bet you will change your life . His power of words is so strong and true . He is really a game changer.

                                                                            • Nilanjan Mazumdar
                                                                              Nilanjan Mazumdar  Hace un mes

                                                                              Not a good talk Mr Hollywood

                                                                              • # Way2destiny
                                                                                # Way2destiny  Hace un mes

                                                                                Every successful person says that... " Readers are leaders, Leaders are readers.. ".

                                                                                • Jivert 1
                                                                                  Jivert 1  Hace un mes

                                                                                  Reading my book in my garage

                                                                                  • Awadhesh Yadav
                                                                                    Awadhesh Yadav  Hace un mes

                                                                                    Great message that you shared..

                                                                                    • mogbaba
                                                                                      mogbaba  Hace un mes

                                                                                      Excellent speech, thank you.

                                                                                      • PipenFalzy
                                                                                        PipenFalzy  Hace un mes

                                                                                        No thanks, I hate reading.

                                                                                        • John Alhakary
                                                                                          John Alhakary  Hace un mes

                                                                                          If you wanna be successful, be a good listener

                                                                                          • Doctor R
                                                                                            Doctor R  Hace un mes

                                                                                            Pretty good advice thanks

                                                                                            • Jhon Perez
                                                                                              Jhon Perez  Hace un mes


                                                                                              • VVindovvZ Recovered
                                                                                                VVindovvZ Recovered  Hace un mes

                                                                                                is he the narrator of the ted animation..??

                                                                                                • Name Last name
                                                                                                  Name Last name  Hace un mes

                                                                                                  Very beautifully spoken, and great message👌👌👌

                                                                                                  • Tech Shrink
                                                                                                    Tech Shrink  Hace un mes

                                                                                                    Next think he is selling you an easy way to become Rich quick from his Big Rental House with the Rental Lamborghini, and it only cost you "an affordable investment of"... poor choice in speakers.

                                                                                                    • Hikikomori
                                                                                                      Hikikomori  Hace un mes

                                                                                                      wasn't Tai Lopez the one renting luxury cars and mansion and made it look like it was his?

                                                                                                      • Sebastian A
                                                                                                        Sebastian A  Hace un mes

                                                                                                        K N O W L E D G E

                                                                                                        • Narmis Zerofourseven
                                                                                                          Narmis Zerofourseven  Hace un mes

                                                                                                          Fresh forex is fake, you will not get an SMS otp or confirmation call after they collect our all personal data. dont be cheated by fresh forex . faithfully 89299035596 from India

                                                                                                          • Marco Fialho
                                                                                                            Marco Fialho  Hace un mes

                                                                                                            The book is yours! Irregular Verbs. The Ultimate Guide/ Amazon

                                                                                                            • rashwan mohmed
                                                                                                              rashwan mohmed  Hace un mes

                                                                                                              quran listen it read it memrise it and u find happiness

                                                                                                              • AMLOVER Mx
                                                                                                                AMLOVER Mx  Hace un mes

                                                                                                                It all depends on what you think is a good life. It all depends on what is succes for you

                                                                                                                • H A
                                                                                                                  H A  Hace un mes

                                                                                                                  If you have time to read so much, you're jobless.

                                                                                                                  • sparkimoto
                                                                                                                    sparkimoto  Hace un mes

                                                                                                                    I must say that I am pleased with the comment section. I can't explain why, but I got negative vibes from this character the first time I saw him in that Ad that everyone has seen where you see him boasting about his new Lambo! I don't see one positive comment here ! YES!!! I LOVE IT! I have restored my faith and hope for humanity!

                                                                                                                    • Uba D Tmar
                                                                                                                      Uba D Tmar  Hace un mes

                                                                                                                      just live your life, be a stoic.

                                                                                                                      • Phil Preston
                                                                                                                        Phil Preston  Hace un mes

                                                                                                                        This has to be one of my favourite TED Talks.

                                                                                                                        • Sergio Cadavid
                                                                                                                          Sergio Cadavid  Hace un mes

                                                                                                                          This is great

                                                                                                                          • Daniel Clay
                                                                                                                            Daniel Clay  Hace un mes

                                                                                                                            “Leaders are Readers”.... I shall do better

                                                                                                                            • wadi gaji
                                                                                                                              wadi gaji  Hace un mes

                                                                                                                              Here in my garage …...is a Ferrari

                                                                                                                              • Looking for Hapiness
                                                                                                                                Looking for Hapiness  Hace un mes

                                                                                                                                @wadi gaji I'm not of course 😂😂

                                                                                                                                • wadi gaji
                                                                                                                                  wadi gaji  Hace un mes

                                                                                                                                  is that you Mr Ty Lopez ? apology . @Looking for Hapiness

                                                                                                                                  • Looking for Hapiness
                                                                                                                                    Looking for Hapiness  Hace un mes

                                                                                                                                    Please focus in the content of this beneficial video 😊😊

                                                                                                                                    • Static Bounce
                                                                                                                                      Static Bounce  Hace un mes

                                                                                                                                      21 thousand dislikes is people who accually read and know it's impossible to read a book a day.

                                                                                                                                      • Andrew Bibby
                                                                                                                                        Andrew Bibby  Hace un mes

                                                                                                                                        Can’t take this guy seriously with those shoes

                                                                                                                                        • Looking for Hapiness
                                                                                                                                          Looking for Hapiness  Hace un mes

                                                                                                                                          It looks weird a little bit but I think that he did it intentionally in order to get some comments like yours 😊😊

                                                                                                                                          • paddy wack
                                                                                                                                            paddy wack  Hace un mes

                                                                                                                                            California USA DREAM come true UK NOTTINGHAM robin hood rob rich GIV IT TO POORhint hint OK RICH GRANNY FLAT SHUD SAY THANK U SO MUCH FUN WITH IT ARE CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION INTENDED ONLY WANT ONE BUT IT WAS NOT ABLE ESPECIALLY IF THEY ARE NOT USA president DREAM COME true

                                                                                                                                            • Daniel Luca
                                                                                                                                              Daniel Luca  Hace un mes

                                                                                                                                              "In Hollywood everybody wants something but not everybody gets what they want" - well...this is LIFE buddy, not Hollywood. It's LIFE, generally speaking.

                                                                                                                                              • Mike Allison Coaching
                                                                                                                                                Mike Allison Coaching  Hace un mes

                                                                                                                                                Notice how he references $47.00 dollars. Contrepreneurs love 47, 97, 127.

                                                                                                                                                • ΓΕΩΡΓΙΟΣ ΝΤΟΝΤΗΣ

                                                                                                                                                  Why so?

                                                                                                                                                  • Mike Allison Coaching
                                                                                                                                                    Mike Allison Coaching  Hace un mes

                                                                                                                                                    Tai Lopez is a contrepreneur. One of the biggest frauds around.

                                                                                                                                                    • Congruent-thoughts
                                                                                                                                                      Congruent-thoughts  Hace un mes

                                                                                                                                                      Whooow! Yes! This is what I did learn on UC Santa Cruz - which is basicly from Gregory Bateson and people around him on University and on Esalen Institute in California. It’s called ‘modeling’. Not just copy the outer game, what you see and hear, but modeling the inner game, is the key of learning from others - realy using the lifelong knowledge of a good mentor. The hidden inner game is often unconceous for the mentor himselv. But in books we often can find this hidden tressures. Thank you Tai. 🙏🌹🥂

                                                                                                                                                      • S H
                                                                                                                                                        S H  Hace un mes

                                                                                                                                                        This reminds me of the key habit all successful people share, they Read more

                                                                                                                                                        • hoang nguyen
                                                                                                                                                          hoang nguyen  Hace un mes

                                                                                                                                                          Putting aside all the lies, scams he probably made (i don't care either), i think what Taj told us is f*cking true. The title is misleading, it's not only about books but some advice to be successful (common traits of successful people i guess). Watching Ted talk videos doesn't improve your real life immediately, but it does provide useful advice and guideline. It's kind of hidden treasure. Please remember, "without application, knowledge is useless. Everyone knows, but again, few applies it". It's similar to Taj's saying, everybody wants something, but not everyone gets what they want because they're not tough and perservered enough, and they do not apply & take enough actions. This is right in every aspects of our lives: health, wealth, marriage, relationships... I've seen this video over and over since 2016 and it's like meeting old friends (like books as Taj said). I am still working on my way, still got a lot to do. But i've got a mentor from ESclips, from different country and far far away from my hometown :D

                                                                                                                                                          • Matt Orfalea
                                                                                                                                                            Matt Orfalea  Hace un mes

                                                                                                                                                            Isn’t this guy famours for being a scam artist?

                                                                                                                                                            • Cody Bowser
                                                                                                                                                              Cody Bowser  Hace un mes

                                                                                                                                                              @William Hibbard you dont know what youre talking about. I hope anyone reading this doesnt take what this guy says seriously.

                                                                                                                                                              • Cody Bowser
                                                                                                                                                                Cody Bowser  Hace un mes

                                                                                                                                                                No hes not a scam artist at all. He sells knowledge just like any other institution. Only difference is you dont get a piece of paper at the end

                                                                                                                                                                • William Hibbard
                                                                                                                                                                  William Hibbard  Hace un mes

                                                                                                                                                                  Kind of yeah. He's a "buy my guide to live a good life" kind of person, basically a "get rich quick" person but he never explicitly says that (just has his lambo and talks about how much he loves it instead). Doesn't mean he doesn't ever speak truth, but he's literally famous for just luring people in by their thirst for money and promises to help find more of it. No one likes people who make money by doing that.

                                                                                                                                                                  • prabhupattigilli
                                                                                                                                                                    prabhupattigilli  Hace un mes

                                                                                                                                                                    best talks in tedx

                                                                                                                                                                    • Michael Morrell
                                                                                                                                                                      Michael Morrell  Hace 2 meses

                                                                                                                                                                      You lost me at "everybody wants the good life".

                                                                                                                                                                      • S M
                                                                                                                                                                        S M  Hace 2 meses

                                                                                                                                                                        No use of reading those books, if you don't apply them in real life.

                                                                                                                                                                        • Eric Blue
                                                                                                                                                                          Eric Blue  Hace 5 días

                                                                                                                                                                          Totally agree, bro.

                                                                                                                                                                          • ResonAnt187
                                                                                                                                                                            ResonAnt187  Hace 2 meses

                                                                                                                                                                            A thick book has over 24 hrs of content this is unrealistic and unbeneficial. Comprehension is part of reading and if you have no time to comprehend what you are reading because that would eat into your reading time, then i believe there is not as much absorption of the material. What’s the point?

                                                                                                                                                                            • Yureev Jogessar
                                                                                                                                                                              Yureev Jogessar  Hace 2 meses

                                                                                                                                                                              Brilliant Tai! Thanks